Minor/Repaint: TR Brainstorm back kibble enhancement

Discussion in 'Radicons Customs' started by SteamShield, Sep 21, 2016.

  1. SteamShield

    SteamShield Well-Known Member

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    Two exciting things arrived in mail - first one is fakebusker's excellent briefcase that I just happily gave to Brainstorm, second is a small accessory I designed so that he can wear his back kibble in the "right" direction - with cannon up, that is.

    The part clips behind the landing gear and can stay on all the time - fully hidden under the nosecone when transformed.
     

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  2. Lord Dcast

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    It took a moment for me to realise what you'd done. Great work! Very subtle.
     
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    This is great, I was looking for a way to do this the other day. Might have to pick one up.!
     
  4. shiftypenguin

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    Sweet! Awesome job!
     
  5. sev051

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    Now if only I can find him out of the special box set.
     
  6. saucesmithco

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    Nice work! Might have to order before my Takara Brainstorm arrives!
     
  7. MyTea Boc

    MyTea Boc Cannot rest until we have a bus-former.

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    Very handy indeed. I think I'll get one next time I'm ordering off shapeways :) 
     
  8. Fenrys

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    just bought your adapter and the briefcase after seeing these, great job on the adapter
     
  9. cyberpredicus

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    Beautifully done
     
  10. Fenrys

    Fenrys Formerly Tigatron2002 TFW2005 Supporter

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    got this piece in today and it greatly improves brainstorm in my opinion, such a simple but ingenious mod!
     

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  11. shadow panther

    shadow panther Mechanically Insane

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    awesome where can I order one
     
  12. Fenrys

    Fenrys Formerly Tigatron2002 TFW2005 Supporter

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    its on shapeways in steamshields store, just look up notorious weaponmaster. I would post a link but for some reason the site isn't letting me post links today
     
  13. shadow panther

    shadow panther Mechanically Insane

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    and this piece stays on nice and snug and never needs to be removed?
     
  14. Fenrys

    Fenrys Formerly Tigatron2002 TFW2005 Supporter

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    Yep, it hooks onto the center of the stock shield mount and sits inside it
     
  15. shadow panther

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    can you still attach the gun underneeth in vehicle mode?

    got any pics in vehicle mode?
     
  16. Fenrys

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    I can take some later, I'm pretty sure the gun still attaches
     
  17. SteamShield

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    Hi I do not have a picture handy, but yes the gun still attaches to the nosecone in vehicle mode. In fact in vehicle mode you can't see this attachment as it is completely hidden within the cavity above the front landing gear.
     
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    nice:thumbs2: 
     
  19. Hyoumaru

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    Now that I've finally secured TR Brainstorm, I'm looking to get this piece off shapeways, but tolerances concern me. What's the best material to order this piece in to prevent breakage?
     
  20. WheelWave140

    WheelWave140 Hate's not cool, dudes!

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    Strong flexible and polished would be structurally fine and the cheapest. The other options are generally just nicer aesthetically but more fragile.
     
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